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CPCSD invites residents to mouth-watering barbecue, new classes

EVENT Grill’n and Chill’n Come out and enjoy a day filled with delicious barbecue, live music, kids zone and amazing company at the Grill’n and Chill’n event, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. This family friendly event will feature many different crafters, exhibitors, vendors and, most importantly, a backyard amateur barbecue competition. […]

No Comment / August 29, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

The Best of Doo Wop brings unique sound to Three Stages

Born in the ’40s, Doo Wop — tightly harmonized rhythm and blues — characterized the golden age of rock and roll. Gathered for one performance, The Tokens (“The Lion Sleeps Tonight”), Bobby Hendricks’ Drifters, Remember When (Platters Tribute) and Dodie Stevens (“Pink Shoelaces”) continue in The Best of Doo Wop tradition — now in its twelfth season on […]

No Comment / August 29, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

DAR ringing in the Constitution

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, the El Dorado Chapter of The Daughters of the American Revolution will host a celebration of the 225th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution. The bells will ring at 11:45 a.m. at the El Dorado County Main Library, 345 Fair Lane in Placerville. Everyone is invited to experience a piece of […]

No Comment / August 29, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

The ancient ‘Show of a Hundred Tricks’

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The National Circus of The People’s Republic of China to perform at Three Stages FOLSOM — The incredible things the human body can do! Direct from Beijing, the National Circus of the People’s Republic of China — one of  the longest  running and most distinguished circus troupes in China — brings its exquisite cast of acrobats, […]

No Comment / August 28, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Electronic voting available for military, overseas citizens

The El Dorado County Elections Department is utilizing new technology to ensure that deployed military personnel and overseas citizens are able to vote in the November 2012 election. The program allows overseas voters to access their ballots electronically within 60 days of an election. “We were the first county in California to utilize electronic ballot […]

2 Comments / August 23, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Folsom performing arts facility gets new name

Three stages at Folsom Lake College will be renamed the Harris Center for the Arts in honor of retiring chancellor Brice W. Harris. Courtesy photo

The Los Rios Community College District Board of Trustees has named the regional fine and performing arts facility at Folsom Lake College the Harris Center for the Arts in honor of retiring chancellor Brice W. Harris. The honor was formally announced Wednesday night at a retirement reception for Dr. Harris attended by more than 400 […]

No Comment / August 23, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Béla Fleck & the Marcus Roberts Trio come to Three Stages

Béla Fleck has played the banjo for nearly 40 years. His music has earned him numerous awards. Courtesy photo

Béla Fleck, as the world’s preeminent banjo player, has garnered a reputation for genre bending as a result of his collaborations with a tabla player, an African thumb pianist and a traditional bluegrass band. The Marcus Roberts Trio, led by Roberts on piano, Jason Marsalis on drums and Rodney Jordan on bass, are keen torch-holders of the […]

No Comment / August 23, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »